I can hardly accept that it’s almost November. I was just getting used to September and school starting back. Time is fleeting isn’t it?

Well, I say it’s better to accept reality and move forward into the holiday season on our own instead of being pushed and prodded, or wander through it all in a daze. I’m beginning the process by making a list of gift ideas and thinking about food that may be prepped ahead of time to be ready for those impromptu holiday gatherings. To help in my preparations, I’ve been perusing the holiday selections offered from Harry and David. They’ve really outdone themselves this year. Such a nice collection of goodies with lovely packaging. I’ll certainly be sharing some ideas with my husband for gift giving options for work associates and clients.


Harry and David sent me this basket packed with cookies to sample and has offered one to a random winner here on She Wears Many Hats too! (WINNER HAS BEEN CHOSEN — GIVEAWAY HAS ENDED)

How about that? Pretty cool.



Check out all the details that this basket holds: Baker City Holiday Cookie Basket Deluxe. The winner can opt to have the prize shipped to themselves or anyone else with a U.S. shipping address.

What I like about this basket of treats is that the cookies come individually wrapped, which is perfect for an office setting, or, as I’ve found, on the kitchen counter for kids who like to grab and go. My two teens have tended to grab just one instead of a handful since they’re individually wrapped. Plus there’s a great variety, so there’s sure to be something that everyone will like.

Also, the basket it arrives in is lovely.



The basket is made of wire, and lined with a natural linen fabric. I can see it being used in all kinds of scenarios. I’m thinking about using it when we have house guests to hold water bottles, snacks and other goodies in the guests room as a welcome.

It’s nice to know that once the goodies are gone, there will still be a gift that the recipient will continue to use. The folks at Harry and David are so smart and creative.

As always, thanks for stopping by! And be sure to check out giveaway details below.

I’m going to grab a cookie.


The winner has been chosen. Giveaway has ended Congratulations to #52 Jessica W. I’ll be contacting you about your prize!

Giveaway details:

To enter leave a comment below sharing your favorite cookie or just say “hello.” 😉

For additional entries:

  • Share on Twitter about the giveaway, and leave a separate comment saying you did so.
  • Share on Facebook about the giveaway, and leave a separate comment saying you did so.

(That gives each person up to 3 chances to enter.)

Entries will be accepted until Thursday, November 1, 2012, Midnight PST. One random winner will be selected and notified via email.
Open for U.S. shipping addresses only.
Winner can opt to have the prize shipped to themselves,
or anyone else with a U.S. shipping address.

Winner receives one Baker City Holiday Cookie Basket Deluxe.


(Many thanks to Harry and David for providing the giveaway and a basket for me to try out. As always, all opinions and statements are my own.)